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Blind Bullard Builder just weeks away from finishing house

Last August we brought you the story of a blind man in Bullard who was building his family a house from the ground up. He is now eleven months into the project and says he is just a few weeks away from moving in.
Rangers rally for first win of season

Rangers rally for first win of season

The Rangers trailed 2-to-nothing. Texas won 3-to-2. Adrian Beltre got the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth. Beltre singled to right-center with one out in the ninth inning.
Astros beat Yankees in season opener

Astros beat Yankees in season opener

The lowest payroll in baseball beat the second-highest. The Astros beat the Yankees Tuesday night at Minute Main Park, 6-to-2. Scott Feldman outpitched C. C. Sabathia.

Users disconnecting from land line telephones

Do you still have a landline telephone? Well, many Texans are slowly changing their ways and only going with a cellular phone.
7 million, but, who's counting? Seriously, who's doing the counting?

7 million, but, who's counting? Seriously, who's doing the counting?

Well, the touting has started. The Obama Administration is stating they signed up 7-million right on the last day of the program.
Rep. Gohmert: Obamacare is ultimate April Fool's Day joke

Rep. Gohmert: Obamacare is ultimate April Fool's Day joke

An East Texas representative issued a scathing response to President Obama's Tuesday press conference, where he announced more than 7 million Americans have signed up for The Affordable Care Act.
Report: Hispanics majority in Texas public schools for third straight year

Report: Hispanics majority in Texas public schools for third straight year

Enrollment in Texas public schools continues to surge, growing by 820,019 students or more than 19 percent over the past decade, a new report released today by the Texas Education Agency found.
Russell Wilson to throw out first pitch Wednesday

Russell Wilson to throw out first pitch Wednesday

Russell Wilson will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Rangers-Phillies game on Wednesday. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback joined the organization as a Rule 5 draft pick in December.
AZ man charged with armed robberies in ETX sentenced to 20 years

AZ man charged with armed robberies in ETX sentenced to 20 years

An Arizona man previously charged with two armed robberies and a school fire in East Texas has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Elderly Kaufman woman dead after apparent pit bull attack

Elderly Kaufman woman dead after apparent pit bull attack

An elderly Kaufman woman was found dead in her home after what officials believe was a dog attack.
Longview Chamber of Commerce coalition heads to D.C.

Longview Chamber of Commerce coalition heads to D.C.

A group of about 20 East Texans will head today to Washington, D.C., looking to take concerns to elected officials and bring understanding back.
New NASA suits turn astronaut training into weird high-fashion competition

New NASA suits turn astronaut training into weird high-fashion competition

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The Johnson Space Center has revealed its latest design for new suits and NASA wants your input on which to create.

'Mystery aircraft' over Texas draws speculation of real spy plane

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; if the unidentified aircraft photographed over Amarillo turns out to be a new U.S. spy plane, it wouldn't be the first time.
Mom charged after 2 kids killed in traffic wreck

Mom charged after 2 kids killed in traffic wreck

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Dallas-area woman is charged with intoxication manslaughter and other charges after two of her children were killed and two others hurt when the vehicle she was driving slammed into two parked cars.
WEATHER REPORT: Tuesday, April 1, 2014

WEATHER REPORT: Tuesday, April 1, 2014

It's going to snow! We're just kidding! Happy April Fools' Day!